Dr. Carol Ash, DO

Bio

Specialties:

  • internal medicine
  • sleep medicine

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  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Psychology:

    TUESDAY, July 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who suffer long-term sleep problems after a divorce are at risk for a rise in blood pressure, a new study suggests.

    Previous research has linked divorce to major health problems and even early death, but few stud...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, July 3, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- In a new government survey, one in 25 U.S. drivers said they had fallen asleep at the wheel a least once over the prior month.

    The study found those most at risk for having accidents while driving drowsy are those under 25, males, people who bing...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Mental Health:

    MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A medication commonly used to treat HIV appears to double the risk that patients will develop suicidal thoughts or take their lives, new research contends.

    The finding concerns the anti-HIV drug efavirenz, which is marketed as Sustiva.

    Pr...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    MONDAY, June 30, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A combination drug used to treat and prevent HIV -- Truvada -- may have an additional benefit: lowering the risk of a genital herpes infection, a new study suggests.

    Researchers found that African heterosexuals who were at risk of getting HIV from...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    TUESDAY, June 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Dropping excess pounds may not only improve your physical health, it might also help you feel more awake and happy, a new study shows.

    The research, presented this week at the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the E...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Sleep Medicine:

    THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A short session of hypnosis might lead to a better night's sleep, says a team of Swiss researchers.

    After listening to a sleep-promoting audio tape containing hypnotic suggestion, women who are suggestible to hypnosis spent two-thirds less time ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Radiology:

    THURSDAY, June 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A simple and quick MRI technique might aid in early detection of Parkinson's disease, British researchers report.

    The new MRI approach can detect with 85 percent accuracy people who have early stage Parkinson's disease, according to findings pub...Full Article

  • Carol Ash, DO answered:
    If you need an alarm clock to wake and you often hit the snooze button, it's an indicator that you have poor sleep habits and hygiene. Watch internist and sleep expert Carol Ash, DO, explain why you should avoid hitting the snooze button. Read More
  • Carol Ash, DO answered:
    The best way to reset your body clock to sleep better is awareness of the cues that set that clock; waking at the same time every day helps set that rhythm. Watch internist and sleep expert Carol Ash, DO, explain why good sleep habits are important. Read More
  • Carol Ash, DO answered:
    We create "sleep debt" during the week, which many of us try to make up for by sleeping in on the weekends. In this video, internist and sleep expert Carol Ash, DO, dispels this myth and explains why you can't make up for lost sleep over a weekend.  Read More
  • Carol Ash, DO answered:
    Sleeping longer doesn't mean you are getting good, quality sleep; sleeping too much can actually be indicative of a health issue. Watch internist and sleep expert Carol Ash, DO, explain why sleeping too long or too much may be harmful to your health. Read More
  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Neurology:

    THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Regularly eating fruits and vegetables may reduce your stroke risk, according to a new review of worldwide research.

    Stroke risk declined by 32 percent for every 200 grams of fruit consumed each day, and by 11 percent for every 200 grams of daily v...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Public Health:

    THURSDAY, May 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Summertime ozone air pollution levels in the United States could rise 70 percent by 2050 due to climate change, according to a new study.

    That means that nearly all regions of the continental U.S. will have at least a fe...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Pulmonary & Respiratory Medicine:

    WEDNESDAY, May 7, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- E-cigarettes may not be as harmless as they initially seemed. New research suggests that e-cigarette vapor produces tiny particles that users suck deep into their lungs, potentially causing or worsening respiratory diseases.

    The particles are of ...Full Article

  • Sharecare News
    Sharecare News posted a story about Infectious Disease:

    TUESDAY, May 6, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- New research has confirmed that camels can transmit the deadly MERS virus to people.

    Virologists at the University of Veterinary Medicine in Vienna, Austria, found that the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome viruses in camels and people in the same ...Full Article